Duality

John Samuel

NOTE: Article in Progress

duality or binary choices (yes/no)

hot/cold

day/night

dawn/dusk

what about interval between dawn and dusk?

what about temperature between hot and cold?

relative experience?

measurements? precise values?

duality? sometimes make it difficult to pigeon-hole objects?

languages have words for comparison between two objects? taller, bigger

Color

colors of nature? black/white? gray? scale of colors

Gender

inclusive? gender-neutral words

man/woman

personal approach? human beings? human? or precisely homo sapiens sapiens?

(research) articles? A user? but possessive pronouns his, her

approach: (s)he, his/her, but still incomplete

alice/bob

still unable to find inclusive word

introduce a new word to signify all in the beginning of a text?

References

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